Chanukah

Light Unto the Nations: Chanukah, the Tent...

Dec 30, 2020Comments off

(Excerpted and translated from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s Hebrew book, “Hanerot Hallalu”) Part 3 Jewish Futurism If the eight days of Chanukah parallel the first eight days

Light Unto the Nations: Chanukah, the Tent...

Dec 24, 2020Comments off

(Excerpted and translated from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s Hebrew book, “Hanerot Hallalu”) Part 2 Clipping the Temple’s Wings The fast of the Tenth of Tevet commemorates the

Light Unto the Nations: Chanukah, the Tent...

Dec 17, 2020Comments off

(Excerpted and translated from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s Hebrew book, Hanerot Hallalu) Part 1 Every year, the festival of Chanukah reminds us of the war of the

Chanukah: Illuminating the Hollow Chasm

Dec 10, 2020Comments off

What is the secret of the Chanukah lights, which we kindle at nightfall? Is it merely that they illuminate the darkness? After all, the menorah

Chanukah: The Festival of Lights and Memory

Dec 10, 2020Comments off

Chanukah, the Festival of Lights, celebrates a miracle that appears through nature. On this festival, we light candles for eight days to publicize the miracle

Chanukah: Victory of Jewish Wisdom

Dec 10, 2020Comments off

During the festival of Chanukah, we celebrate the Jewish victory over Hellenist philosophy and culture. The Greeks, who held the philosophy that the world is

The Crown Jewel Out in the Streets: Four ty...

Dec 25, 2019Comments off

  “For a candle is a mitzvah and the Torah is light.”[1] Every mitzvah is a candle, a tangible act that envelopes abstract, spiritual light.

8 Mystical Meditations on the Chanukah Cand...

Dec 23, 2019Comments off

Navigate to the video that you want from the upper right-hand corner of the YouTube screen.

Joseph’s Chanukah Candle: Parashat Vayeis...

Dec 19, 2019Comments off

The Shlah (Shnei luchot habrit, authored by Rabbi Yeshayahu ben Avraham Horowitz, 1555-1630) on the Torah portion of Vayeishev says that there is a connection

Addicted to Money? Rabbi Mordechai of Chern...

Dec 19, 2019Comments off

Rebbe Mordechai Twersky of Chernobyl  was the son of Rebbe Menachem Nachum of Chernobyl. While his illustrious father lived in poverty, Rebbe Mordechai served God

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